Thursday, 30 June 2016

My Assertiveness paid off in hospital

Last Year I had to have a minor operation on my foot which required general anaesthetic. I was worried about things because I didn’t want the hospital to take my pump and continuous glucose monitor (CGM) away and put me on a sliding scale (a drip of insulin and a drip of glucose). I had to go into the hospital early so that the nurses could help me with fasting and make sure I never went hypo.

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My name is Alyssa Faulkner. I am a Type 1 Diabetic Teen living in Scotland. I currently use a Medtronic insulin pump and an Enlite CGM, and am a volunteer for Diabetes Scotland.